The highly anticipated Nigerian Idol season 8 has reached its most critical point, with the top two contestants emerging after Quest sadly bid farewell to her chance of becoming the Nigerian Idol and winning ₦100 million in prizes….CONTINUE READING....CONTINUE READING
The audience faced a tough decision as the show received a staggering 32 million votes this week alone, totaling over 132 million votes thus far.The penultimate live show began with the nerve-wracking eviction of the season. IK announced that Victory Gbakara and Precious Mac would battle it out for the win and the coveted title in next week’s finale.
Quest took a moment to express her gratitude to everyone who supported her until the top 3 and assured her fans that her journey was just beginning, with great things to come even after her exit.In the “How It Should Have Been Done” round, the first of three rounds, Precious Mac took on Feppy Fapohunda as she performed Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” This round allowed the top two contestants to showcase their rendition of songs from the auditions that were previously performed poorly by other contestants, demonstrating how they should have been sung.
Victory Gbakara also “mentored” Apollos, delivering a powerful performance of James Brown’s “This Is A Man’s World.” Simi praised his performance as “sexy as hell.”Once again, Precious Mac kicked off the second round, performing the judges’ favorite song, Shania Twain’s “From This Moment.” D’Banj hailed her as “a real superstar,” and Simi commended her vocal control. For Victory’s second song of the night, the Kokomaster selected Nicole C. Mullen’s “My Redeemer Lives.” Simi added a follow-up comment from Victory’s first performance, noting, “Your range is remarkable. It’s incredible how you switched from sexy Vic to Pastor Vic.”For their final performances of the night, singing what they believed to be their best performance of the season, IK showed Precious Mac a replay of her first audition.
She became emotional when he mentioned that the judges had always seen something special in her from the moment she first sang to them.The 22-year-old contestant delivered an outstanding rendition of Ayra Star and Crayon’s “Overloading” and received stellar reviews from the judges.
They praised her for capturing the essence of Afrobeat songs. Victory also had an emotional recap of his first audition before performing Harry Styles’ “As It Was.” The judges commended him for his positive energy, with D’Banj referring to him as a “Light Warrior.”Precious Mac and Victory Gbakara delivered exceptional performances during the semi-finale, showcasing their individual talent and determination to become the next Nigerian Idol….CONTINUE READING